See the winning photo for Hartlepool's favourite cover picture of 2018
More than a thousand of you voted in an online poll to crown Hartlepool's' favourite Facebook cover picture of the year.
And now, the results are in. We gave you 10 beautiful pictures taken across Hartlepool to choose from - and though they were all fantastic, there could only be one winner.
It was Sam Loynes' picture that captured your hearts (and votes), jumping out 15% in front of second-place Mike Driver.
There were 1,037 votes cast, with Sam's picture taking 425 of them.
We change the Facebook cover picture on the Hartlepool Mail page each week, so send yours in for the chance to be featured.